Events by other organisations (Association)

Opportunities for Maritime Services Under the Belt & Road Initiative

by Cass Business School, Hong Kong Maritime and Port Board

& Hong Kong Trade Development Council

Tuesday 28 February 2017

Time: 10:30 – 14:00 GMT
Location: DoubleTree by Hilton, London – Tower of London, 7 Pepys Street, London,EC3N 4AF

Description

The engines of China’s “Belt and Road Initiative” is running fast, with cargoes already coming in across Eurasia right to the doorstep of the UK. So what about the impact on the Asia-Europe trade routes, and the new opportunities for maritime services in this new era? The Cass Business School, Hong Kong Maritime and Port Board and Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) cordially invite you to our seminar and discuss the above issues together. The event is hosted by Professor Anthony Cheung, Secretary for Transport and Housing of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.

Agenda

10:30 – Registration

11:00 – Welcome Address – “Closer Collaboration between London and Hong Kong in Maritime Services in the New Era” – Professor Anthony Cheung, Secretary for Transport and Housing of the Hong Kong SAR

11:10 – “Quality Paradigms in Dry Bulk Shipping” – Professor Nikos Nomikos, Cass Business School

11:15 – “Role of INTERCARGO in Strengthening the Links Between Hong Kong and the UK” – Dr Konstantinos Gkonis, Secretary General of International Association of Dry Cargo Shipowners (INTERCARGO)

11:25 – “Ship Broking, Ship Operating and Ship Managing in Hong Kong”- Mr Angad Banga, Chief Operation Officer of Caravel Group

11:35 – “Opportunities for Marine Insurance Business Arising from Belt and Road Initiative”- Ms Agnes Choi, Vice-Chairlady, International Union of Marine Insurance; Chief Distribution Officer, AXA General Insurance Hong Kong Ltd

11:45 – “Role of Maritime London and Its Involvement in Developing the Shipping Cluster” – Mr Doug Barrow, Chief Executive, Maritime London

11:55 – Panel Discussion – Moderator: Professor Nikos Nomikos, Cass Business School

12:25 – Concluding Remarks – Ms Jenny Koo, Director, Service Promotion, Hong Kong Trade Development Council

12:30 – Networking Lunch

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 “A Tale Of Two Cities – Connecting London & Hong Kong” exhibition

 British Airways invites you to a trip down the memory lane and immerse in precious history at the China Exchange

 

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LONDON, 15 FEBRUARY 2017 – Following the success of previous heritage exhibitions in Hong Kong, British Airways Heritage Collection and the Ming-Ai (London) Institute has jointly brought an unprecedented exhibition – “A Tale Of Two Cities – Connecting London & Hong Kong” to London. The exhibition showcases stories about life in Hong Kong and Chinese communities in London over the last 80 years, as well as the development of aviation between the two cities. The exhibition is open to public at the China Exchange for free from today until 26 February 2017. Visitors can enjoy supporting seminars organised alongside the exhibition.

Click here to view the press release

 

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